Home & Garden Home Delicious Desserts! 12 Sweet Recipes for Vegans and Vegetarians By Jaymi Heimbuch Writer California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo Jaymi Heimbuch is a writer and photographer specializing in wildlife conservation. She is the author of The Ethiopian Wolf: Hope at the Edge of Extinction. our editorial process Twitter Twitter Jaymi Heimbuch Updated May 30, 2020 ©. Jaymi Heimbuch Share Twitter Pinterest Email Home Sustainable Eating Pest Control Natural Cleaning DIY Family Green Living Thrift & Minimalism These simple, tasty recipes are healthier versions of favorite desserts, from chocolate pudding to cupcakes to ice cream to quick breads. Chocolate Desserts © Jaymi HeimbuchChocolate-filled peanut butter cookies [Vegan, Gluten-free]Using healthy olive oil, the natural sweetness of agave nectar, and only the best fair trade chocolate, these peanut butter cookies hold a delicious surprise at their center. credit: Jaymi Heimbuch © Jaymi Heimbuch Dark chocolate mousse with cardamom, candied ginger and hazelnuts [Vegan] A rich and decadent mousse, that is completely vegan? Yep! © Jaymi HeimbuchChocolate avocado pudding [Vegan, Raw]Decadent, rich, thick and creamy, this pudding boasts amazing flavor and smooth texture. Plus, it's the healthiest pudding recipe you're likely to find! credit: Jaymi Heimbuch © Jaymi Heimbuch Chocolate cupcakes with strawberry filling [Vegan] A decadent treat that no one would ever know is vegan! Fruit and Nut Desserts © Jaymi HeimbuchFresh figs in cashew cream with toasted coconut [Vegan, Raw] Combining fresh figs with this cashew cream is a delicious simple breakfast or, when sprinkled with a few semi-sweet chocolate chips, an amazing dessert. © Jaymi HeimbuchCinnamon and spice candied almonds [Vegetarian]These delicious almonds are easy to make, and boast the sweet and spicy flavors of fall. © Jaymi HeimbuchSweet and creamy one-ingredient ice cream in 5 minutes [Vegan]There is one single ingredient needed for this thick, decadent ice cream. But the variety of flavors it makes is limited only by your imagination. © Jaymi HeimbuchStrawberry galettes with pistachio crumble [Gluten-free]More relaxed than a tart, but more elegant than a cookie with jam on top, these galettes are a beautiful and delicious dessert treat for any occasion. © Jaymi HeimbuchCoffee Walnut Cookies [Vegetarian]Simplicity at its best! These cookies have just a few ingredients, yet taste like a gourmet masterpiece. © Jaymi HeimbuchSummer fruit tartlets with lemon olive oil crust [Vegetarian, Gluten-Free]A gluten-free recipe for tiny, sweet fruit tarts with a hint of citrus -- including apricot and pistachio, strawberry and almonds, blueberry and walnut, and raspberry and pecan. © Jaymi HeimbuchHealthy banana blueberry bread [Vegan]This vegan version of the favorite quick bread is about as healthy as you'll find for this delicious, moist, banana-flavored treat. © Jaymi HeimbuchHealthy pumpkin and spice quickbread with nuts [Vegan, Gluten-Free]This delicious bread is simple to make, and tastes like pumpkin pie in bread form! Moist, fluffy, and with three kinds of nuts, you'll want to ring in the fall season with this recipe.